Video Release: February 4, 2003
Rating: Not Rated
Studio: Xenon Pictures, Inc.
- Runtime: 98 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
- Released in English
Reggae music serves as both soundtrack and plot element in this film which stars music legend Jimmy Cliff. A poor Jamaican youth looks for success in the recording industry but finds corruption everywhere he turns. But you can get it if you really want it, mon..
"The Harder They Come" was reportedly the first Jamaican feature
film to be made by Jamaicans. Produced by International Films Ltd.
Screened at the 1972 Venice Film Festival, where the running time
was 105 minutes. Filmed in Eastmancolor. Additional cast: Bobby
Charlton (Hylton) and Winston Stone (Detective). Performing artist:
Toots & The Maytals. The Polygram video #83743 has been out of
print on VHS as of summer 1992.